Nuclear Agency and for Radioactive Waste signed a memorandum of understanding in the field of radioactive waste management

The international company for engineering and project management AMEC represented by Mr. Andy White, the AMEC Vice President and Mr. Florin Constantin TĂTAR the President of Nuclear Agency and for Radioactive Waste, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the cooperation in the field of radioactive waste management. The cooperation covers domains like: -The strategy on nuclear [...]

Regional Workshop on Element 6: General Contents of the Remediation Plan

During 6-10 October 2014, Nuclear Agency and for Radioactive Waste in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna (IAEA) organized a “Regional Workshop on Element 6: General Contents of the Remediation Plan” into the framework of the regional technical cooperation project RER9 / 121 “Supporting Remediation in European Member States”. This meeting was attended [...]

Director General of IAEA in visit to AN&DR

On May 18th and 19th, the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, H.E. Yukiya AMANO paid a visit to our country, Romania being the third European State that the international senior official visits since the beginning of his mandate. Within this visit, Mr. Ion NASTASESCU, President of Nuclear Agency & Radioactive Waste, received Mr. AMANO at the Agency’s headquarters. [...]

MEPs support investment in low-carbon technologies, including nuclear

Parlamentul EuropeanOn 11 March, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution on the Sustainable Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan). The Resolution recognizes the importance of investing in low-carbon technologies including nuclear power in order to meet the EU’s energy and climate targets by 2020. Investing in low-carbon technologies in a time of crisis will also create jobs, enhance the EU's overall economic competitiveness, and secure its energy supplies according to the resolution. The Resolution was approved with 444 votes in favour, 88 against and 32 abstentions. [...]

European concerns about radioactive waste

Jose Manuel Baroso"We are convinced that the new sustainable economy of the European Union requires notably decarbonising our electricity supply. Renewable energies should take a leading role in doing so. But nuclear power can complete the range of low-carbon energy options. To create the conditions of a safe, sustainable and optimal use of civil nuclear power, the issue of radioactive waste in particular should be tackled. It is one of the major concerns of public opinion. I can already announce that a legislative initiative on radioactive waste management will be put forward by the end of the year." José Manuel Barroso, Commission President, at the International Conference on Access to Civil Nuclear Energy in Paris on 8 March [...]

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